Do you have questions about the cornea and disorders that affect the cornea?
Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions. If you think that you may have or have been told that you have a cornea disorder, call us!
The cornea is the clear “window” covering the iris and the pupil of the eye. For vision to be clear, the cornea must be clear.
An ophthalmologist who is a cornea subspecialist has additional fellowship training and experience in evaluation of the cornea and the diagnosis and management of corneal disease.
Dr. Roussel is fellowship-trained in cornea transplantation. He is well-acquainted with various aspects of eye banking, and corneal topographical analysis. He performs corneal transplants (both traditional full-thickness and partial-thickness transplants sometimes called “endothelial keratoplasty or a “sutureless” transplant), provides pre- and post-operative care, and trained and experienced in managing any complications that may arise. He also treats corneal dystrophy (sometimes called “Fuch’s Dystrophy”), dry eyes, keratoconus, and corneal scars and infections.